Brand: Aventyl, Pamelor

Drug Type: Tricyclic antidepressants (TCA)

Form: Tablet

Age limit: 12 years and above

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A pharmaceutical medication, Nortriptyline 25mg Tablets is available. An oral solution and a capsule are both available. Pamelor, a brand-name version of nortriptyline, is a medication. In general, generic medicines are less expensive than name-brand equivalents. They might not always come in the similar dosages or packaging as the brand-name medication.

Depression is treated with nortriptyline. Combination therapy may include the use of nortriptyline. You might need to take it in addition to other treatments.

Tricyclic antidepressants, of which nortriptyline is a member, are a group of medications. A class of pharmaceuticals is a collection of drugs that function similarly. A lot of identical illnesses are treated with these medications. By influencing your central nervous system, nortriptyline raises the concentration of specific substances in your brain. Your depression is alleviated when you do this.


Administer Nortriptyline 25mg Tablets by mouth thrice or four times daily.  This medicine is taken at the same time to avoid missing any dose.  The dosing instructions and the intake instructions are explained to the patient. It is in addition to the side effects of the drug.  One should take this medication until the doctor sees fit. The doctor is in charge of the prescription. 


The side effects of Nortriptyline 25mg Tablets appear differently in different people. A higher dose of the medication could result in adverse side effects- the effects mentioned below. 

  • Nightmare
  • Weakness
  • Excitement
  • Weight fluctuations
  • Constipation
  • Fast heart rate
  • Numbness

The physician knows how to manage the side effects. If the medicine is not taken duly, then more side effects occur. Rare side effects may occur in some patients. It is tough to judge the side effects that may arise. 


The dosage depends on severity and patients response. A patient’s dosage is reduced if they experience minor ill effects. The medication is stopped immediately. If major side effects or allergy symptoms appear crucial side effects or allergy symptoms appear, the medication should be stopped right away.

The typical adult dosage is 25 mg three or four times daily; the dosage should start low and increase should begin low and is increased as needed. The entire daily dosage might also be administered once per day as an alternative regimen. Plasma levels of nortriptyline should be monitored and kept in the ideal range of 50 to 150 ng/mL when doses above 100 mg daily are taken. It is not advised to take more than 150 mg daily.

Elderly and Adolescent Patients: 30 to 50 mg daily, divided into two doses; the daily maximum may also be administered at once.


  1. The doctor is aware of all the patients medical problems like kidney and liver problems.
  2. Adverse side effects of combining Nortriptyline 25mg Tablets with other medicines exist. Book an appointment with the doctor if these side effects occur.
  3. If you already have glaucoma or high eye pressure, using this medication may make your condition worse. While taking nortriptyline, your doctor will keep a closer eye on you if you have glaucoma or elevated eye pressure history.
  4. For those who have urinary retention: Using this medication may worsen symptoms. Your doctor will keep a closer eye on you while on nortriptyline if you have a history of urinary retention.
  5. This medication use increases the risk of stroke and heart issues, such as an irregular heartbeat or heart attack, in persons with heart and other cardiovascular conditions. If you have just undergone heart surgery, avoid using this medication.

The doctor is the authority on what to avoid when taking this medication. Some precautions heeded are for a better outcome.


Nortriptyline 25mg Tablets interact with other medicines and can reduce the effectiveness of the medication taken. The doctor informs the patient about the drugs that should not be mixed. The other drugs it interacts with stated below:

  • Warfarin
  • Belladonna alkaloids
  • Disulfiram
  • Gabapentin
  • Flexeril
  • Zoloft 
  • Zofran
  • Topamax
  • Benadryl

Being mindful of the drugs and their uses is essential. 


Active Ingredient Inactive Ingredients
Nortriptyline Hydrochloride USP Gelatin
Titanium dioxide
Sodium lauryl sulfate
Benzyl Alcohol
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